The opera will be sung in English and is suitable for children age 8 and above. The event will begin at 2pm on Saturday, Nov. 22.
Along with Isabella Perretti, of Caldwell, who plays a Gingerbread Child, the cast includes Caldwell University students:
Angela Cirillo, West New York
- The Witch
Nicholas Bushey, Wayne
Vincent Abramo, Brick
Miriam Edelstein, River Edge
Rebecca Nee, Kearny
- Dew Fairy
Claudia Romano, Sorrento, Italy
- Gingerbread children
Hazel Avenue Elementary School Students, West Orange
The performance is free. Audience members are encouraged to bring non-perishable food items that will be donated to the Caldwell Food Pantry.
President Dr. Nancy H. Blattner
120 Bloomfield Avenue
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Caldwell University is a private, Catholic coed four-year university with a strong liberal arts core curriculum that enhances critical thinking and analytical reasoning. Caldwell offers 25 undergraduate and 30 graduate programs, including doctoral, master’s, certificate and certification programs, as well as online and distance learning options that prepare students for today's global marketplace. The university has 15 NCAA Division II athletic teams and numerous clubs, fraternities, sororities and activities on a beautiful 70-acre campus located in the suburbs of Caldwell, New Jersey. Caldwell was founded by the Sisters of Saint Dominic of Caldwell. Its core values of respect, integrity, community and excellence influence academic and campus life.